Netanyahu Makes Airtight Legal Case For Illegally Bombing Syria

"This is how Israel acts". An airtight argument from Israel's Prime Minister

Sat, Mar 18, 2017
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In a statement aired on Israeli television hours go, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that, "When we identify attempts to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah and we have intelligence and it is operationally feasible, we act to prevent it."

"That's how it was yesterday and that's how we shall continue to act," he added.

In other words: Israel can bomb Syria whenever it wants because that's simply "how Israel acts". 

Netanyahu is of course referring to Israel's foray into Syrian territory early Friday morning.

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The Israelis claim their airstrikes targeted weapon shipments to Hezbollah, while Damascus insists that the stirkes were aimed at "aiding Islamic State" near Palmyra. 

According to Israeli media, the Syrian Army showed a lack of "restraint" and fired at least two missiles — likely from S-200 systems — at the trespassing and extremely hostile Israeli jets. 

Netanyahu is on sound legal footing. Bombing Syria whenever it feels the need to do so is simply "how Israel acts", and it's also how Israel "shall continue to act".

Case closed. 

 

 

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